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  • Objectives
    The Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) degree aims to prepare graduates with research training to make a contribution to scholarship and evidence-based nursing practice through a year of full-time study at Honours level including the completion of a research project. The course will provide students with the opportunity to interact in order to explore and analyse critically a specialist area of nursing or related topics from the theoretical and professional perspective, and conduct and report a creative and analytical study in the form of a thesis.
  • Entry requirements
    Completion of a Bachelor of Nursing pass degree or equivalent and attainment of grades of Distinction or above in at least half of the graded units: 1. at second and third year levels of the undergraduate course; or 2. in a post-registration course.
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)
  • Course description

    Supervision and Examination of the Honours Thesis

    The thesis will be prepared under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by the School Committee on the advice of the Head of School.

    On completion of the course of study and research the candidate shall submit a written thesis based on work carried out during the period of study and research. Examination and assessment of the thesis will be congruent with the current Faculty Policy Pertaining to Students Undertaking Honours Theses.

    Schedule of Honours Units
    Unit Code     Credit Points     Unit Name
    NRSG400     10     Research Methods (Honours)
    NRSG401     10     Traditions and Challenges in Nursing
    NRSG409     20     Honours Thesis (Part A)

    NRSG400 Research Methods (Honours)
    10 cp
    Prerequisites Entry into the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) course
    Teaching Organisation 120 hours of focused learning per semester.

    This unit aims to develop the students’ ability to appraise critically the research process and to plan and proceed towards development of a scholarly thesis on a specific health care topic. Research design, data collection and data analysis will be examined using both qualitative and quantitative approaches. Skills will be developed to enable the student to present research proposals and reports effectively.

    NRSG401 Traditions and Challenges in Nursing
    10 cp
    Prerequisites Entry into the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) course
    Teaching Organisation 120 hours of focused learning per semester.

    This unit is designed to enable students to focus on the historical and philosophical roots of their profession, and use this as a base from which to explore and expand their understanding of contemporary health care issues. This unit seeks to provide the student with the knowledge to act effectively as a lifelong learner, critical thinker and change agent in the current health care environment.

    NRSG409 Honours Thesis Part A
    20 cp
    Prerequisites Entry into the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) course
    Teaching Organisation Student centred learning and research under the supervision of nominated staff.

    Students will prepare to undertake a thesis through the exploration of literature and the presentation of preliminary research processes and findings. Following the presentation of a research proposal, students will complete a thesis related to their specific area of interest in nursing. The thesis will be prepared through independent scholarly work under the guidance an approved supervisor.



    a.
    Unit Code     Credit Points     Unit Name
    NRSG406     40     Honours Thesis (Full-time) (Part B)

    or

    b.
    Unit Code     Credit Points     Unit Name
    NRSG407     20     Honours Thesis (Part-time) (Part B)
    NRSG408     20     Honours Thesis (Part-time) (Part C)

    NRSG407 Honours Thesis Part B (Part-time)

    20 cp
    Prerequisites Entry into the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) course
    Teaching Organisation Student centred learning and research under the supervision of nominated staff.

    Students will prepare to undertake a thesis through the exploration of literature and the presentation of preliminary research processes and findings. Following the presentation of a research proposal, students will complete a thesis related to their specific area of interest in nursing. The thesis will be prepared through independent scholarly work under the guidance an approved supervisor.

    NRSG408 Honours Thesis Part C (Part-time)

    20 cp
    Prerequisites Entry into the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) course
    Teaching Organisation Student centred learning and research under the supervision of nominated staff.

    Students will prepare to undertake a thesis through the exploration of literature and the presentation of preliminary research processes and findings. Following the presentation of a research proposal, students will complete a thesis related to their specific area of interest in nursing. The thesis will be prepared through independent scholarly work under the guidance an approved supervisor.

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